How does the Supreme Court’s ruling on LGBTQ discrimination impact Arizona businesses? This week, the Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision about Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: the law’s prohibition on discrimination on the basis [...]
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The Fundamentals of Confidentiality Agreements in Arizona Employment Law Confidentiality agreements, also known as non-disclosure agreements or NDAs, are an important part of many employment agreements in Arizona. An NDA is a contract between an employer and employee in which [...]
Mt. Lemmon v. Guido: A Unanimous Supreme Courts Holds Public Entities are Employers, Regardless of SizeJoshua Jacoby2020-06-30T14:10:10+00:00
Mt. Lemmon v. Guido: A Unanimous Supreme Courts Holds Public Entities are Employers, Regardless of Size In November of 2018, all the Supreme Court Justices (except Brett Kavanaugh, who had not taken the bench yet) were in agreement when they [...]
Department of Labor – Enforcement Powers The Department of Labor(“the Department”) is a highly complex federal agency charged with the broad task of protecting and promoting the rights of “workers, job seekers, and retirees” through “improv[ing] job conditions, advanc[ing] opportunities [...]
Can I terminate an employee who is out on sick leave? Unless your name is Donald Trump, you probably find firing employees to be the most excruciating part of your role as employer. Sometimes, when the employee is a [...]
ROGUE ONE: A PARTNERSHIP STORY What to Do When a Business Partner is Convicted of a Crime Is business running smoothly within your partnership? Has your partner been taking shortcuts, acting unethically, or getting involved in bad business practices? What [...]
Best Approach to State and Federal Labor Audits Arizona businesses are required to cooperate with both federal and state agencies when such agencies perform audits and investigations related to an employer’s compliance with labor and employment laws. Such audits [...]
Why Arizona Litigation Lawyers Advise Against Ignoring Frivolous Lawsuits We live in a society where lawsuits have become an everyday occurrence. Every day in the news one can read about a new lawsuit being brought against a person or a [...]
Eight Ways to Avoid Court—by Arizona Business Attorneys Running any kind of business comes with its risks and rewards. One of those risks is legal liability. No matter what kind or size of business you are running, there is always [...]
Employer Challenges: How to Avoid a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Firing someone is a big decision, and you may feel totally justified in your actions after you’ve carefully considered it and weighed all your options. Yet the person you fire may [...]